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Man injured in ‘accidental’ gunfire in Kathua

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Jammu:-years-old man was injured after his country-made gun “accidentally” went off in Kathua district, a police official said on Wednesday.

The man identified as Gori Shanker suffered bullet injury from his own licensed gun inside his house in Sitti-Bani village on the intervening night of Tuesday and Wednesday, he added.

The official said Shanker, who suffered an injury to his chest, was taken to a hospital and later referred to the Government Medical College (GMC) Hospital in Jammu for specialised treatment on Wednesday morning.

The police have begun an investigation into the incident, he added.

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